October 29, 2012

Will Obama Wag the Dog in Tehran?

Niall Ferguson, Newsweek

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If the White House could announce a historic deal with Iran - lifting increasingly painful economic sanctions in return for an Iranian pledge to stop enriching uranium - Mitt Romney would vanish as if by magic from the front pages and TV news shows. The oxygen of publicity - those coveted minutes of airtime that campaigns don’t have to pay for - would be sucked out of his lungs.

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